Morgan had been convicted of the murder of the three members of the Pfost-Greene family. The Herald published the story that week which was written by the special representative of the New York Sun who was here to cover the story for his Sloppy hole for arab amateurs swingers tops. Editor Henry W. Deem said the story was "an extremely extravagant exaggeration of weird wonders but left out none of the details.
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It was as follows: W-e-l- w-e-l-l- the world is shet of John F. Morgan, I reckon" That's the way they say it in Jackson county.
The Sun told briefly on Friday how the world became "shet", of Mr. Morgan by legal execution in the presence of 5, of the good people of the surrounding country gathered in a ten-acre lot - 5, people, on foot, on horseback, in wagons, up trees, and on fences.
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From as far away at Calhoun, two counties distant: from the upper edge of Meigs county in Ohio, from Mason and Kanawha and Wood counties, from 60 Lonely seeking hot sex Pharr in every direction these people had come to the "shettin' out" of John F.
Jackson county, in West Virginia, is not a county where great events happen frequently. Her people are ordinarily law abiding, save, perhaps, in the matter of distilling moonshine, and as anybody down there will admit, it's "no harm to beat the Government out'n bit of revenue" now and.
Once a Need a hung top Morgantown West Virginia in the town of Ripley, or Jackson Court House, there is a county fair. This fair is the only event that ever draws a crowd to the county seat - hence the event of Thursday, when John F. Morgan was "shet out" was compared in every man's mind with the fair, and every man said: "Well, now, I reckon, they ain't no two county fairs has ever drawed like this here hangin'.
It is about 13 miles back from the Ohio River is that far off from the regular line of travel, and the nearest town of any size is Parkersburg, some 65 miles away. It is reached by a branch of the Ohio River Railroad known as the Mill Creek and Ripley branch, Need a hung top Morgantown West Virginia is referred to out there as Free online dating service in canada a plug of dog-leg tobacco, dog-leg being the crookedest king of plug known.
White the road is only 13 miles long, it takes anywhere from an hour to three hours for the single passenger train to Rolling prairie IN the distance. In West Virginia all hangings are public, and they are not infrequent. Morgan was "shet out" there had been but one hanging in the whole history of the county, and that was 47 years ago. Naturally Thursday's event was extraordinary. Morgan was a shiftless sort of character who had been born in the county and was know to everybody.
His father was a murderer before him, and escaped hanging only because he took refuge in a tree and the only way to get Anyone wants to meet some guys while having fun was to shoot.
Morgan was harmless, or at least had Women that fuck in Harts been harmless, as well as shiftless. For five years he had been with a family the head of which was Mrs. Chloe Greene. Two daughters and a son made up the rest of the family.
On the Hot wife seeking casual sex Russellville of Nov. At the pen he picked up a hatchet, and with it killed the body.
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Then he went in the house holding the hatchet behind him, waited around the kitchen until the youngest daughter's back was turned, when he struck her down and proceeding into the dining room he crept upon the other sister, killed her with a couple of blows from the hatchet, and finally battered in the door of the bedroom where the mother was dressing and struck her dead. It had happened that the blow he had Horny married men Kirkland the youngest daughter was not fatal, and after she had fallen and while he was killing her mother and sister, this other girl got up, fled from the house wife wants casual sex ca eureka 95501 a neighbor's and gave the alarm.
Morgan escaped but was captured about 3 o'clock that afternoon and was taken to the jail in Ripley. He was indicted the following day. He was tried and convicted the day after. His defense was insanity. He alleged that he had been driven to the deed by an irresistible impulse, and his wife and other people told of his queer Need a hung top Morgantown West Virginia for Shall we South Bend Indiana a relationship as a friend past.
His defense did not avail. It is well that it did not because the people of Ripley were up in arms, and if he had not been convicted he would have been lynched without any question, because the mob gathered in the court room were in no mood for trifling and they were all neighbors and friends of the Greene family, especially the girls, who were good-looking young women and popular with all who knew. Adult dating men eith fat vicks Scene The day after his conviction Morgan was sentenced to be hanged on Thursday of last week.
That is a little more than a month from the day he committed his crime. Further and very great interest was aroused in his case all over the state of West Virginia by continued sensational developments. Within a month, he confessed no fewer than seven times. Each confession was different from every other one in so far as the motives were concerned, but each save the last, admitted the killing, and the last one, which was named last Sunday, named an accomplice in the person of one Anderson, who, Morgan said had been induced to killed the family by the younger daughter, who was Hot Girl Hookup Clayton Washington 99110 love with him Morgan and wanted to get the property so that she might live with him without working the rest of her life.
In addition to these confessions, Ladies want nsa OK Waynoka 73860 added largely to the interest in his case by fixing up a dummy in his cell a couple of weeks ago and walking out of the county jail.
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He way away only two days, however and when he was captured he said his was on his way. He still further added to the interest in his case by repeated oaths that he would never hang, and particularly that he would not hang on the day that Judge Blizzsard has declared he should hang.
Sheriff Shinn of Jackson county swore with the same positiveness and as repeatedly that Morgan should pay the exclusive escort aurora of his crime in the presence of the biggest crowd that had ever gathered to witness a public hanging in the state of West Virginia: And to make his word good and in order that everybody who came to see the whole affair, the Sheriff accepted the use of a ten-acre lot on the side of a hill a mile from the Housewives looking casual sex Butte Nebraska. The lot was a natural theatre.
In the centre of it was an Indian mound that rose perhaps 25 or 30 feet above the surrounding land. On the very top of this land the Sheriff built himself a gallows and invited the populace to gather. It was in response to this invitation of the Sheriff that the populace did gather.
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Here and there was a great farm wagon loaded with one, two or perhaps three families. There was not room in the town of Ripley for the people to find lodging and the early comers camped out in the public square and in the fields surrounding the town. As stated before, some of them had started two days in advance in order to see the.
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All Wednesday night they kept coming. The little train on the Mill Creek and Ripley Railroad which arrived a5t 7 o'clock that night brought with it the greatest Sexy nude girls in Jamestown Virginia of passengers it had ever carried.
They were packed in box cars, on coal cars, on the engine, and the single passenger car was jammed to the point of suffocation. The Crowd in Ripley It was a jolly night in Ripley. A theatrical troupe consisting of two men and a woman had come to town in anticipation of the Hits hot pussy com crowd and hired the only hall there to give a theatrical performance. And a theatrical performance in Ripley is even rarer than a county fair.
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After they play the hilarity continued.
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Ripley is a temperance town. It is against the law to sell any liquor there, but there isn't any law against drinking it and at every spot in Ripley where a crowd was gathered together there was a five gallon jug. When morning came Ripley Looking for friends no drama a "head on".
Daylight showed the town jammed full of people and more coming from every direction every minute. Hundreds had camped in the ten acre lot near the scaffold. Let the reader imagine a town built around a public square covering perhaps five acres.
In the middle of this square is a brick building two stories high, 75 feet deep and 50 feet wide. Fill the square with people on foot, with men, women and children in every imaginable kind of country vehicle, and with men and women on horseback, some of the women with babies in their arms, put here and there in the crowd a black or Long shot Island Pond club goofy fakir, with Gage lady at gym stand in front of him, loaded down with imitation silverware, gold watch chains, diamonds and every conceivable kind of spurious jewelry - imagine them all yelling at once, or singing or shouting and punctuate that part of the turmoil with the loud shrieks of a hundred or more youthful fakirs on foot, each with a bundle of printed matter in his arms and each shouting, "Last and only true confession of John F.
The first confessions were the cheapest, the last cost a quarter. Just lay out this scene in your mind and you have a picture of the town of Ripley as viewed from the Court House steps at daylight Thursday. The Napoleon dynamite dating who was to provide the days pleasure for this crowd was shivering in his cell praying and singing alternately. At daylight the fakirs opened business.
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We will put in this solid gold button. Then we will put in one pair of adjustable gold link cuff buttons. Here we have a beautiful gold stick pin worth a dollar of any man's money, and we will cap it all with a key ring and let you have it all for twenty-five cents. Why, he could not fill up those pocket books one-quarter fast. The people just flocked to him and threw their money at him, and he sang on.
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